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Pulse Laser: Shownar
"Shownar tracks millions of blogs and Twitter plus other microblogging services, and finds people talking about BBC telly and radio. Then it datamines to see where the conversations are and what shows are surprisingly popular. You can explore the shows at Shownar itself. It’s an experimental prototype we’ve designed and built for the BBC over the last few months. We’ll learn a lot having it in the public eye, and I hope to see it as a key part of discovery and conversation scattered across BBC Online one day." Matt talks about Shownar on Pulse Laser.
schulzeandwebb  blog  shownar  tv  radio  discovery 
june 2009 by infovore
Six Questions from Kicker: Jack Schulze
"Design is about risk. We all fear authentic public response to our work, but we have to be brave enough to overcome." Jack gets interviewed by Jennifer over on the Kicker blog. And: "Always have nice pens".
jackschulze  schulzeandwebb  design  interview  process 
may 2009 by infovore
Here and There
"Because the ability to be in a city and to see through it is a superpower, and it's how maps should work." The maps of New York Jack's been working on for a while are now available to buy. Having seen them in the flesh, I can tell you they're properly beautiful.
maps  art  design  schulzeandwebb  projection  nyc  newyork 
may 2009 by infovore
Pulse Laser: Fantastical Design
"Sometimes, it’s worth joining the dots between a few things you find." If in doubt, make a story out of nice things you saw. In this case: a quick exploration of the fantastical in design. With lots of pictures!
design  writing  schulzeandwebb  timhunkin  fantastical  heathrobinson  rubegoldberg 
march 2009 by infovore
Pulse Laser: The Utility of the Unfinished
"How finished an artefact is is an important indicator of its relationship to the world: not just an indication of where it is in its lifecycle, but also one that explains how it should be understood, and that opens a dialogue between the observer and the artefact." Me, on Pulse Laser, talking about unfinished states as conversation tools, amongst other things.
design  writing  wear  schulzeandwebb  dialogue  conversation  patina  unfinished 
march 2009 by infovore
Lift conferences, webcams & interviews
Matt's talk (in English) from Lift 09 is on this page , on scientific fiction, stories, and the design process. Good stuff - not too long - and wonderfully filmed: the cameraman focuses on his hands as much as his face, which is just perfect. Unfortunately, you can't link directly to videos which is, frankly, rubbish.
design  video  creation  process  mattwebb  drawing  schulzeandwebb  evolution  lift  lift09 
february 2009 by infovore
Pulse Laser: Endless Notebooks
A first, rather long, post on the S&W Blog, in which I talk to Jack about a project he's been working on for a while.
design  product  manufacture  work  service  schulzeandwebb  jackschulze  notebooks  bookbinding 
february 2009 by infovore
Pulse Laser: If products are people too, let them have a thousand true fans…
"This would be something different though potentially - not buying into a product design as a brand, but more like micro-investing in a product at it’s conception. Almost like a distributed commission of something that you’ve followed the progress of like a work of art."
design  products  manufacture  marketing  purchase  commission  schulzeandwebb  mattjones 
september 2008 by infovore
Pulse Laser: OFF=ON, or, Whatever happened to Availabot?
"So we decided to treat Availabot as a world probe: it was decided that we would take Availabot through to the position of being factory ready, and in the process learn as much as possible about the processes of manufacture, and how to develop these kind of complex products with so many moving parts." And, best news of all: Availabot will be coming to market. Excellent.
schulzeandwebb  presence  interaction  making  marketing  massproduction  availabot  toys  online  process 
september 2008 by infovore
Olinda (Schulze & Webb)
"Olinda is a prototype digital radio that has your social network built in, showing you the stations your friends are listening to.". It's here, and it's very much real. Congratulations to Matt, Jack, and all involved.
olinda  radio  social  technology  hardware  making  schulzeandwebb 
may 2008 by infovore
Starting out: Creatives clued in to 'Generation C' | Small Business | Business | Money | Telegraph
"Don't take work only for the money. You get what you do, so work than makes you unhappy is not progressive." S&W in the Telegraph.
business  design  mattwebb  jackschulze  schulzeandwebb  startup  creativity  advice 
july 2007 by infovore

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